Dog Training Puerto Rico
Professional, Proven Dog Training Programs
Offering Quality Dog Training Solutions in Puerto Rico
Trusted solutions to build relationships between dogs and their owners
Highland Canine Training, LLC provides a wide range of dog training services on the island of Puerto Rico. Our professional dog trainer, Anayla Fontán Núñez, has the expertise and knowledge to help you achieve your dog training goals.
Over several years, Highland Canine Training has developed a reputation for diagnosing and resolving troublesome dog behaviors. Our goal is to provide our clients in Puerto Rico with the dog training solutions they require to effectively deal with every type of issue, covering everything from simple obedience training, to behavior modification and aggression problems.
We work with every type of dog – regardless of age, size or breed – and specialize in dogs which other trainers consider “hard to train”. We have successfully rehabilitated hundreds of dogs which others have suggested should be euthanized.
For our clients in Puerto Rico, we offer a number of dog training services, including private lessons, group classes and board and train programs. Specialized training is available on request – contact Anayla for more details.
Highland Canine Training offers professional, proven dog training services based on humane and motivational techniques. We treat all dogs and their owners with respect, courtesy and humility, with an emphasis on building a strong human-canine relationship.
Questions? Speak with Anayla today at (787) 201-8120 and find out how she can help!
Anayla Fontán Núñez
Your Puerto Rico Dog Trainer
Anayla is a Puerto Rico native. From a young age, she lived completely surrounded by animals, which meant she grew up loving and respecting them.
Anayla studied a bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences, majoring in Coastal Marine Biology at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao. After graduating, she had several jobs, and none of them made her feel accomplished nor fulfilled. At the same time, she rescued Marek, a pitbull mix whom she loves deeply. However, Marek had aggression problems, and Anayla could not take him out in public. After deciding to take Marek to lessons to resolve his issues, Anayla’s spark for dog training, canine psychology and behavior modification was ignited. She decided to work towards becoming a dog trainer.
After studying online, working with other dog trainers, and taking seminars, Anayla started working with the D.A.S.H.A. program. They offered her the opportunity to complete a six-month internship with Highland Canine. During her internship, Anayla had the opportunity to train a number of different types of service dogs. As she explains, this experience was very rewarding.
“It was really gratifying sharing time with service dog owners,” says Anayla. “Seeing how a dog could improve their relationship with the world, their disability, and change the family’s lifestyle for the better. Working with nursing homes and schools also gave me the opportunity to see how a trained therapy dog brought so much joy and comfort to an individual’s day.”
In addition, Anayla also worked with the other divisions of Highland Canine Training, including working dogs, teaching detection and patrol work; as well as pet dogs, identifying and resolving different behavior problems. Anayla also completed the Master Dog Trainer Program at the School for Dog Trainers.
As Anayla explains, she is looking forward to working with dog owners in Puerto Rico.
“I am excited to bring all the knowledge and training methods I learned at Highland Canine to Puerto Rico. My goal in coming back to Puerto Rico is to provide and train the best service dogs to people in need, as well as educate people with pet dogs on how to improve their relationship between themselves and their dogs.”
Dog Training Locations
Anayla primarily serves Vega Baja, and regularly works with dog owners in other parts of Puerto Rico.
FREE evaluations are available. Contact Anayla for details!
Dog Training Programs
With private lessons, our trainers come to your home once per week. Following an initial evaluation, our trainers use their knowledge and experience to develop an action plan to help you achieve your goals. We place importance on teaching owners the best way to maintain these behaviors for the future.
All of our training programs are guaranteed and include free follow-up training for the life of the dog.
Our trainers offer a wide variety of group dog training classes. This is perfect for socializing your dog in a safe environment. Meeting other pups and different people in a group class setting helps your dog to adapt to new environments and learn new skills.
Our curriculum includes basic obedience, advanced obedience, foundational search and rescue, scent work and puppy classes among others. These classes typically run for six weeks, with classes taking place once a week.
We are proud to offer Board & Train programs for our clients in Puerto Rico.
Our Board & Train programs allow you to leave your dog with our professional dog trainer for three or six weeks. During that time, we will work with your dog on a daily basis to resolve problematic behaviors. When you pick up your dog, we’ll show you how to maintain your dog’s new behaviors.
Contact Anayla for more information on our Board and Train programs. Our evaluations are free and our training programs are guaranteed for the life of the dog.